About Us

We work to empower individuals to recognise and develop their potential in a mutually respectful and supportive environment.

This inclusive approach is in part why we consistently achieve high occupancy and excellent outcomes.

Who are we?

We’re a Māori Private Training Establishment (PTE) based in Auckland and Northland.

Solomon Group was set up in 1993 by Frank & Judy Solomon as a response to the needs of the community around them. They founded a Māori Private Training Establishment specialising in the provision of foundation skills and self development.

An NZQA-accredited organisation, more than a training provider, we are the largest youth services provider in New Zealand.

We employ 70 highly-qualified and experienced staff, and over 600 students come through our doors every year.

Solomon Group prides itself on empowering people to improve their quality of life and pathway into sustainable employment or further training. We believe everyone has untapped potential which we assist them to develop. With funding from the Government, all our education, employment and support services are free.

Super serving our students, clients and employers


We offer employment services to over 1300 people each year.


We hold the highest ranking from NZQA. Rated highly confident in educational performance.


All of the courses, employment and support services are fully funded by the government. Eligibility criteria applies.

How we help


Face the future with confidence. Our youth service can support you in getting back on track and into training or employment.


If you’re ready to get a job, but you still face some roadblocks, Solomon Group can help.


We’re experts in all kinds of learning, particularly for people who need to upskill for employment.